Articles > 2014 > Events | Jamie Ewan | February 2014
3rd January 1989 – The unmistakable shape of a McDonnell Douglas DC-10 touches down at Dhakas Zia International Airport to begin life with her new owners Biman Bangladesh Airlines. Now some 25 years on, the same aircraft carrying registration S2-ACR otherwise known as ‘New Era’, is drawing to a close the passenger role of the loyal trijet as the last airline with the DC-10 in use gets ready to retire the type. Jamie Ewan takes a look at the operating history of the type with Biman and is on board for one of its final passenger flights.
Articles > 2013 > Events | Jamie Ewan | November 2013
The heavenly roar of four Rolls Royce Merlin engines fills the air on a cold November night at the former RAF East Kirkby as resident Lancaster NX611 dances once again in the dark. Jamie Ewan was there for Aero Resource to witness this nostalgic event.
Articles > 2013 > Events | Adam Duffield | October 2013
With the night’s drawing in and the 2013 airshow season coming to a close, attention starts to be paid to the ever increasing number of night shoot events around the country. With the Swedish Air Force Historic flight attending nearby Waddington Airshow earlier in the year, a unique situation presented itself to the staff at Newark Air Museum. Adam Duffield reports for AeroResource.
Articles > 2013 > Events | Jamie Ewan | August 2013
The scream of four Rolls-Royce Avon 301R afterburning turbojets yells out across the rather busy airfield at Bruntingthorpe, as a pair of English Electric Lightning F.6s blast down the runway during their starring role in the August Cold War Jets Day. Jamie Ewan was there taking a look at the latest Cold War Jets Open Day for Aero Resource.
Articles > 2013 > Events | Jack Goward | August 2013
For over 20 years, the Little Gransden Air & Car Show has been raising money for charity during which time it has become a regular for many enthusiasts. Jack Goward reports for AeroResource from a show with a promising line up threated by the unpredictable British weather.
Articles > 2013 > Events | Michael Lovering & Ben Montgomery | August 2013
In August 2012 reports filtered back to the UK that the Hungarian Ministry of Defence and the Hungarian Air Force (HuAF) were organising an air show at Kecskemét for the first time since 2010. Since the previous show had been regarded as one of the best in Europe, and with the promise of Eastern European exotica, thousands of aviation enthusiasts from across Europe descended on Hungary during the first weekend of August. Michael Lovering and Ben Montgomery report from a blistering Kecskemét Airbase.
Articles > 2013 > Events | Michael Buckle & Ben Montgomery | July 2013
After 2012 restored faith in RIAT for many enthusiasts, it was always going to be a difficult year to follow. With the recent hard-hitting budget cuts for the US military, participation was the topic on the tip of everyone’s tongues. Michael Buckle reports from RAF Fairford on a hot year for RIAT 2013.
Articles > 2013 > Events | Adam Duffield & Duncan Monk | July 2013
RAF Waddington is the day to day home of the RAF’s ISTAR assets but over the weekend of the 6-7th July is opened its gates to the public as it hosts the forces largest annual airshow. Adam Duffield and Duncan Monk attended for AeroResource.
Articles > 2013 > Events | Ben Montgomery | June 2013
The German Air Force are well known for their dedication and enthusiasm to marking major milestones for their various aircraft types. When it was announced that the venerable F-4F Phantom II would retire in 2013, AeroResource made sure to be at Wittmund for the finale. Ben Montgomery reports from a wet but impressive event.
Articles > 2013 > Events | Adam Duffield | June 2013
Once home to the 493rd Bomb Group of the Eight US Air Force, Old Buckenham now serves as a popular general aviation airfield attracting high numbers of visitors from around the country. Once a year however it transforms itself into Norfolk’s largest airshow. Adam Duffield attended for AeroResource.